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Industrial Production Slumps in August

Industrial production tumbled 0.9% in August after a 0.4% increase in July, according to the Federal Reserve. August represented the first decline in seven months. The release estimated Hurricane Harvey to be roughly responsible for a 0.75% reduction in total output. Manufacturing output fell 0.3% in August after a remaining unchanged in July. Production of durable goods increased 0.3%, but ...

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Industrial Production Rose 0.2% in July

Industrial production grew 0.2% in July after 0.4% June increase, according to the Federal Reserve. July represented the sixth consecutive month without a decline. Manufacturing output fell 0.1% in July after a 0.2% increase in June. Production of durable goods decreased 0.5%, while nondurables edged up 0.4% during the month. Capacity utilization for manufacturing decreased by 0.1 percentage point to ...

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Industrial Production Rose 0.4% in June

Industrial production grew 0.4% in June after an upwardly revised 0.1% May increase, according to the Federal Reserve. May’s jump was the fifth consecutive month of growth Manufacturing output grew 0.2% in June after a 0.4% decline in May. Production of durable goods and nondurables both edged up 0.5% during the month. Capacity utilization for manufacturing increased by 0.1 percentage ...

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Industrial Production Unchanged in May

Industrial production remained unchanged in May after a revised 1.1% April increase, according to the Federal Reserve. April’s jump was the largest since February 2014. A drop in manufacturing output was offset by increases in mining and utilities output to keep the index flat in May. Manufacturing output fell 0.4% in May after a revised 1.1% increase in April. Production ...

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Industrial Production Increased 1.0% in April, Largest Gain Since February 2014

Industrial production increased 1.0% in April after a revised 0.4% March increase. This was the third consecutive monthly increase and largest gain since February 2014. Over the last year, industrial production was up 2.2%. Manufacturing output increased 1.0% in April after a 0.4% decline in March. As with the overall index, this increase was its largest since February 2014. Production ...

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Industrial Production Increased in March

Industrial production increased 0.5% in March after a 0.1% February increase. Over the last year, industrial production was up 1.5%. Manufacturing output decreased 0.4% in March, its first loss since August 2016. Production of durable goods fell 1.7%, while nondurables rose 2.1% during the month. Capacity utilization for manufacturing increased by 0.3 percentage point to 75.3%, a rate that is ...

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Industrial Production Unchanged in February

Industrial production was unchanged in February after decreasing 0.1% in January. Over the last year, industrial production was up 0.3%. Manufacturing output increased 0.5% in February, the same increase as January. Production of durable goods rose 0.6%, while nondurables rose 0.4% during the month. Capacity utilization for manufacturing increased by 0.3 percentage point to 75.6%, a rate that is 2.8 ...

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Industrial Production Decreased in January

Industrial production fell 0.3% in January after increasing 0.6% in December. Over the last year, industrial production was unchanged. Manufacturing output increased 0.2% in January, the same increase as December. Production of durable goods fell, while nondurables rose 0.6% during the month. Capacity utilization for manufacturing increased by 0.1 percentage point to 75.1%, a rate that is 3.3 percentage points ...

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Industrial Production Increased in December

Industrial production rose 0.8% in December after decreasing 0.7% in November. Over the last year, industrial production is up by 0.5%. Manufacturing output increased 0.2% in December after a small decline of 0.1% in November. Production of durable goods increased by 0.5%, while most nondurables industries posted declines during the month. Capacity utilization for manufacturing increased by 0.1 percentage point ...

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Industrial Production Declined in November

Industrial production fell 0.4% in November after rising 0.1% in October. Over the last year, industrial production is down by 0.6%. Manufacturing output declined 0.1% in November after also climbing 0.3% in October. Production of durable goods decreased by 0.3%, while nondurable goods production rose 0.3%. Capacity utilization for manufacturing decreased by 0.1 percentage point to 74.8%, a rate that ...

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